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mud brick

A term occasionally used for adobe that has been shaped in a brick form and then sun-dried.
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The third course also took place indoors, but in a larger mudbrick building, which one could walk around inside of.
The one-story mudbrick house which housed the Sabanly family collapsed at around 9 a.m.
The flood plain and terraces farmed for millennia are now salinized and hundreds of mudbrick homes destroyed, e.g., El Ghaba, Wadi Saya'ada and el Qibli.
The walk up to the office through a native forest was equally exciting and all of us had worked up a healthy appetite by the time we reached the Mudbrick Vineyard and Restaurant.
At a mudbrick compound like a Saturday matinee of Gunga Din
Some of the construction techniques are unique to our country; with this in mind we have been running exhibitions, with hands-on workshops including experienced builders demonstrating these techniques, such as mudbrick building.
Hundreds of mudbrick houses are built along the sloping base of tall sheer cliffs which hem in Wadi Hadhramaut, while the flat land nearer the center of the wadi is used for the cultivation of crops like date palm, garlic, lime and wheat.
Joy, an anthropologist, profiles life in Djenne, a mudbrick town in Mali that has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Wine runs through Eve''s family: her parents, Jenny and Nigel, run Ananda Tours, around the island's vineyards, while Her sister Brooke works at winery Mudbrick. THE Having started off with small, personalised tours, Ananda (ananda.co.nz) now deals with larger groups, especially during the summer when the wineries hold large outdoor events.
On the way, they would have passed the white-washed mudbrick homes of the rich and poor, colourfully painted with images of plants and friendly spirits, and courtyards or gardens planted with flowers or date palm trees.